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News Brazil: Brazil's Congress approves military intervention in Rio

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/brazils-lower-house-approves-military-intervention-rio-53218663
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Brazil's congress approved a decree to put the military in charge of Rio de Janeiro's security forces on Tuesday as soldiers and police spread out throughout in the city to combat rising crime. The military officially took over Rio's police on Friday, but ...

News Brazil: Marlon Sandro Charged with Attempted Murder in Brazil

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/marlon-sandro-charged-attempted-murder-brazil-214555574--mma.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Marlon Sandro could be facing 20 years in jail for an alleged attack on his fiance. The 14-year mixed martial arts veteran stands accused of assaulting Tayssa Wuensche on Dec. 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He allegedly assaulted Wuensche injured her arm ...

News Brazil: Brazil's military takes over Rio security

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/news/picture/brazils-military-takes-over-rio-security-idUSRTX4Y6MF
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Members of the armed forces patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio. Brazil's federal government orders the army to take over command of police forces in Rio de Janeiro state in a bid to curb violence driven by drug...more Members ...

News Brazil: Brazil hit by 30 DDoS attacks per hour in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/brazil-hit-by-30-ddos-attacks-per-hour-in-2017/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Brazil ranks fifth on a list of countries most targeted by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in 2017, according to a study released today. How cybercriminals earned $100,000 just by sending a DDoS threat email Just the threat of a crippling DDoS ...

News Brazil: Brazil's Lula mounts new appeal against prison sentence

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/brazils-lula-mounts-new-appeal-against-prison-sentence/ar-BBJp6Lw
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Brazil's former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made yet another appeal against a 12 year prison sentence for corruption that could knock him out of an attempted comeback election. Lawyers for Lula filed the appeal late Tuesday, citing what ...

News Brazil: Brazil restaurant company IMC declines to give opinion on merger proposal

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/int-meal-company-ma/brazil-restaurant-company-imc-declines-to-give-opinion-on-merger-proposal-idUKE6N1NE043
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

SAO PAULO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian restaurant chain company International Meal Company SA said in a securities filing on Wednesday that its board declined to analyze a merger proposal by privately held company Sapore SA. The board said the reasons for ...

News Brazil: Brazil regulator rejects share price for CPFL Energia Renovaveis buyout

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/brazil-regulator-rejects-share-price-153859023.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Brazil's securities regulator has rejected the proposed price of 12.2 reais per share for a buyout offer to minority shareholders to delist CPFL Energia Renovaveis, a securities filing showed. Regulator CVM said equal ...

News Brazil: Brazil's Meirelles Says Not Planning Presidential Bid-Radio

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/21/world/americas/21reuters-brazil-politics-meirelles.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

BRASILIA — Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that he is focussed on Brazil's economic recovery and not thinking at this time of running for president in the October election, though he might consider a bid in April. In an interview ...

News Brazil: UPDATE 1-Brazil's Cooxup+¬ to export 8 pct more coffee in 2018 -CEO

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/21/reuters-america-update-1-brazils-cooxupa-to-export-8-pct-more-coffee-in-2018-ceo.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

GUAXUPÉ, Brazil, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Brazil's Cooxupé, the world's largest cooperative of coffee farmers, projects it will export 4.4 million 60-kg bags this year, 8 percent more than in 2017, as production jumps in the area where it operates in the Minas ...

News Brazil: Brazil's senate approves military intervention in Rio

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/brazils-senate-approves-military-intervention-223452225.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Brazil's Senate overwhelmingly approved the army's takeover of security in Rio de Janeiro following a breakdown of law and order in drug-ravaged neighborhoods.